Topics covered in this section include:
4.8.1. Authoring / Documentation
DocBook Demystification HOWTO Updated: Feb 2004.
Attempts to clear the fog and mystery surrounding the DocBook markup
system and the tools that go with it. DocBook-Install, DocBook Install mini-HOWTO Updated: Feb 2002.
A detailed practical guide for novices to quickly getting DocBook installed
and processing SGML files into HTML, PostScript and PDF on a GNU/Linux
DocBook XML/SGML Processing Using OpenJade Updated: Jul 2003.
Explains setting up OpenJade to process SGML/XML DocBook documents. HOWTO-HOWTO,
Lists the tools, procedures, and hints to get LDP authors up to
speed and writing.
Replaced by the
LDP Author Guide. Howtos-with-LinuxDoc, Howtos-with-LinuxDoc mini-HOWTO Updated: Dec 2003.
This is about how to write HOWTOs using the simple LinuxDoc markup.
It's primarily for Linux Documentation Project authors (and future
fledging authors who want to get started fast). If you want to use
the more advanced DocBook markup (including XML) see the
LDP Author Guide. LDP-Reviewer-HOWTO,
Linux Documentation Project Reviewer HOWTO Updated: May 2004.
This document will help you review LDP documentation. It includes
procedures, tips and techniques to make the process easier. LinuxDoc+Emacs+Ispell-HOWTO,
LinuxDoc+Emacs+Ispell HOWTO Updated: Feb 1998.
Aimed at writers and translators of Linux HOWTOs or any other paper
for the Linux Documentation Project. Gives hints at using tools
including Emacs and Ispell. Linuxdoc-Reference, Linuxdoc Reference - An Introduction to the linuxdoc DTD Updated: Jan 2000.
Intended to be a reference for the SGML document
type definition linuxdoc. Man-Page, Linux Man Page HOWTO Updated: Sep 2002.
Explains what you should bear in mind when you are going to write
on-line documentation -- a so called man page -- that you want to
make accessible via the man(1) command. WikiText-HOWTO,
LDP WikiText Editing HOWTO Updated: Jan 2002.
Explains how to use the LDP WikiText editing format
to create DocBook documents for the LDP. 4.8.2. Linux Advocacy / Getting (and Staying) Involved
Advocacy, Linux Advocacy mini-HOWTO Updated: May 2000.
Suggestions for how the Linux community can effectively
advocate the use of Linux. Commercial-Port-Advocacy, Commercial Port Advocacy mini-HOWTO Updated: Dec 1999.
Discusses methods that can be used to approach commercial software
companies to convince them to port their programs to Linux. Linux Consultants HOWTO
A listing of companies providing commercial Linux related support.
Replaced by the
HOWTO Encourage Women in Linux Updated: Oct 2002.
Explains some of the difficulties and biases women
face in the Linux community and examines various strategies for
addressing those difficulties in order to encourage more
participation by women. Event-HOWTO,
Event HOWTO Updated: Nov 2000.
The purpose of this document is to show you how to create
good presentations for almost any sort of Linux event. Installfest-HOWTO,
Linux Installfest HOWTO Updated: Sep 2004.
Provides some guidelines that should help you run a
successful installfest. META-FAQ,
Linux Meta-FAQ Updated: Oct 1997.
Mainly a list of valuable sources of information for Linux. Use these
sources if you want to learn more about Linux, or have problems
and need help. Online-Troubleshooting-HOWTO,
Online Troubleshooting Resources HOWTO Updated: Oct 2002.
Directs Linux users to resources available on the Internet that
provide access to a vast amount of Linux-related information useful
in troubleshooting problems. Reading-List-HOWTO,
The Linux Reading List HOWTO Updated: Feb 2004.
Lists the books the author thinks are most valuable to a person
trying to learn Unix (especially Linux) top to bottom. Update, The Staying Updated mini-HOWTO Updated: May 2002.
How to stay updated and abreast of the development that
takes place in the Linux world of development. User-Group-HOWTO,
Linux User Group HOWTO Updated: Oct 2004.
A guide to founding, maintaining, and growing a Linux User Group. VAR-HOWTO,
Linux VAR HOWTO Updated: Aug 1999.
Contains a listing of service companies which do not manufacture
hardware or create packaged software, but add value to existing
products. 4.8.3. Hobbies and Special Interests
Linux Accessibility HOWTO Updated: Jun 2002.
Covers the use of adaptive technologies that are available
for Linux. Accessibility-Dev-HOWTO,
How to Develop Accessible Linux Applications Updated: May 2002.
Provides Linux software developers with guidelines and
test cases for developing accessible Linux applications. Astronomy-HOWTO,
Linux Astronomy HOWTO Updated: Feb 2004.
Document shares tips and resources to utilize Linux solutions in
the pursuit of Astronomy. AX25-HOWTO,
Linux Amateur Radio AX.25 HOWTO Updated: Sep 2001.
How to install and configure support for the AX. 25 packet radio
protocol utilized by Amateur Radio Operators worldwide. Coffee,
Coffee Making Updated: Aug 2004.
Yes, Linux DOES make coffee, and it tastes good. Ecology-HOWTO,
Linux Ecology HOWTO Updated: Nov 2003.
Discusses ways Linux computers can be used as a means to protect our
environment, by using its features to save power or paper. FBB, FBB Packet-radio BBS mini-HOWTO Updated: Oct 2004.
Covers the installation and use of the most popular amateur packet-radio
BBS software FBB. Home-Electrical-Control, Home Electrical Device Control mini HOWTO Updated: Feb 2003.
Use Linux to control your home electrical devices. Medicine-HOWTO,
Linux Medicine-HOWTO Updated: Mar 2004.
Some pointers to Linux software (mostly GPLed) for the
medical sciences. Netrom-Node, Netrom-Node mini-Howto Updated: Oct 1998.
How to setup the ax25-utilities package for Amateur Radio such
that it makes Netrom Nodes for the Node program and the BBS
software from John-Paul Roubelat, F6FBB. Scientific-Computing-with-GNU-Linux,
Scientific Computing with Free GNU/Linux Software HOWTO Updated: Oct 2004.
Aims to show how a PC running GNU/Linux can be used for
scientific computing. It lists the various available free
software and also links on the world wide web to tutorials
on getting started with the tools. Wearable-HOWTO,
Wearable HOWTO Updated: Nov 2000.
Nomadism is one of the major trends of our society, now most of the
people can work with a laptop computer, but few did the next step: to
live, or if you prefer to wear one computer - that is a wearable.